Word Munchers (MECC)
Munchers was a series of educational/edutainment computer games produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) for several operating systems. They were popular among American schoolchildren in the 1980s and 1990s and were the recipients of several awards. The two original games in the series were Number Munchers and Word Munchers.
Identifier Word_Munchers_v1.4_1985_MECCScanner Internet Archive Python library 0.4.4Mediatype softwarePublicdate 2013-11-04 17:40:23Addeddate 2013-11-04 17:40:23Creator MECCDate 1985Year 1985Emulator apple2eEmulator_ext dsk
Word Munchers is an educational game designed to teach basic grammar skills, it was popular among American schoolchildren in the 1980s and 1990s. Related to the game Number Munchers, it was a teaching aid widely used in schools.
Gameplay was essentially that of the other Munchers games. Specific to Word Munchers were the modes of play, which includes parts of speech such as verbs or adjectives. Teachers had the options to select the vowel sounds and how difficult the word sets would be, such as whether or not to include words that break pronunciation rules.
To access administration/teachers options in most MECC titles, use Ctrl+A on the menu screen.
July 3, 2015
Glad to see this is saved on the web! Its also very easy to access and plays very well.
December 4, 2013
True Computer Lab Classic
The one that started them all! I love Munchers!